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L5 EGL Activity 1-5

In your opinion: What is “Intercultural Competence” (I.C.)? We think that Intercultural Competence is the ability to connect the knowledge and teaching to different cultures, in order to promote tolerance and respect to other cultures and harmonious coexistance. We believe that as a result of globalisation, it is crucial to include I.C. because cultural diversity… Continue reading L5 EGL Activity 1-5

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L5. Intercultural Competence activities 3-5:

Taking into account what intercultural competence is: The United States Army Research Institute has defined it as “A set of cognitive, behavioral, and affective/motivational components that enable individuals to adapt effectively in intercultural environments.” We have chosen to discuss this exercise from a course book: This exercise is connected with the intercultural competence. The aim… Continue reading L5. Intercultural Competence activities 3-5:

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L3. Activity 2.3: English Varieties

16.12.16   What English varieties can you think of? American, Canadian, Caribbean (Including: Haiti, Guyanese or Jamaican), Irish, Scottish, Welsh, British, South African, Indian, Australian, and the varieties spoken in New Zeland and Hawai. Provide a brief account of the main differences between British and American English: Spelling: Words like color (from colour), honor (from honour), and labor… Continue reading L3. Activity 2.3: English Varieties

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Educational implications and activities of Piaget’s theory

In this post we are going to bring Piaget’s idea of developmentally appropriate education into the English classroom because we believe that what he claimed can be really beneficial for students. The main educational implications of Piaget’s theory are the following: 1. A focus on the process of thinking and learning, not just its final products. This… Continue reading Educational implications and activities of Piaget’s theory